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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

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Its better to luff the spinnaker than to fly the cat...
and if you think cats really hate getting baths....
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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

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My wife just said this to me: "We need to fluff the spinnaker."

Me: "Huh?"

Her: "The cat has been using it as a cat bed, but it's starting to look matted down. I think we need to fluff it."
ME: "Well, okay, but the sailmaker says to do that properly takes at least 5 hours sailing in temperatures above 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Guess we'd better head for the Florida Keys."
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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

New position on the crew.

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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

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My wife just said this to me: "We need to fluff the spinnaker."

Me: "Huh?"

Her: "The cat has been using it as a cat bed, but it's starting to look matted down. I think we need to fluff it."



I think she was being genuine, although maybe this is her subtle way of telling me to get the sails out of the bedroom....

time to fly the cat!
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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

You can't fluff a spinnaker, once they have been packed down they are done! You'd better order a new one!

I can't say that I can blame the cat, they do make comfy beds in a pinch!
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You can't fluff a spinnaker, once they have been packed down they are done! You'd better order a new one!

I can't say that I can blame the cat, they do make comfy beds in a pinch!

Isn't that a bit cruel ? Poor *****. (oh for heavens sake .... "cat" then.)

Hey Sloop ..... I hear that Viagra rendered fluffers redundant.
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Hey Sloop ..... I hear that Viagra rendered fluffers redundant.
No no no! They give old pharts like you viagra so you do not fall out of the bed in the home, or on the floor of the boat! crimeny, them folkd down under can not even think sometimes.....oh dear of me oh my!

Now to deal with barbecue dude!..........


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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

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I can't say that I can blame the cat, they do make comfy beds in a pinch!
Are you kidding? Cats make terrible beds. All those claws, and they're quite squirmy.
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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

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Hey Sloop ..... I hear that Viagra rendered fluffers redundant.
I dunno - from what I understand, V is like gas in a car - you still need a starter.

Full disclosure, I do not speak from experience.
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Re: "We need to fluff the spinnaker"

Incorporated into my vocabulary.
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